Frugal Living Podcast: Open Secrets about Electronics Deals

Frugal Living Podcast: Open Secrets about Electronics Deals

In the second episode of the Frugal Living podcast, host Jim Markus talks with Michael Ahene and David Dritsas. These two tech experts have advice about spotting fakes, evaluating online stores, and finding the best deals on electronics. You can listen to the Frugal Living podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, on Anchor.fm, or anywhere you go to find podcasts.

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Frugal Living Podcast: Is Black Friday Still a Thing?

Frugal Living Podcast: Is Black Friday Still a Thing?

In the first-ever episode of the Frugal Living podcast, host Jim Markus talks with Casey Runyan of Brad’s Deals about Black Friday. The conversation also covers holiday shopping in 2020 and how it’s going to be affected by the pandemic. You can listen to the Frugal Living Podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, on Anchor.fm, or anywhere you go to find podcasts.

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The Best Deals from the 2020 Walmart Black Friday Ad (So Far)

The Best Deals from the 2020 Walmart Black Friday Ad (So Far)

Walmart released the ads for its first two Black Friday shopping events this year. The first event will start on November 4 and deals will begin online at 7 p.m. ET. Our deal editors have paged through the Walmart Black Friday ad and have selected the best deals from each event so far. Keep reading to find out which are the best Walmart Black Friday deals of 2020!

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Walmart Announces Black Friday Plans

Walmart Announces Black Friday Plans

With the announcements that Home Depot and Target would be extending their Black Friday sales through November, we were curious as to what Walmart would be doing this year for their Black Friday sale. They announced on Wednesday their plans for the after-Thanksgiving sale and will host a three-part event called Black Friday Deals for Days throughout November. Keep reading for details on Walmart’s Black Friday deals, store hours, shopping guidelines, and more.

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What Brad’s Deals Editors Are Buying on Prime Day

What Brad’s Deals Editors Are Buying on Prime Day

Our deal editors are researching, comparing prices, and looking through pricing history every single day as part of their job. They know a truly good deal at first glance and know when to pass on a deal because it’s just not worth the hype. While finding deals for our readers during Amazon Prime Day, it’s inevitable that they’ll find something for themselves during the search. Read more to find out which Prime Day deals Brad’s Deals editors consider to be worth their own hard-earned money.

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Our Favorite Gift Ideas from Amazon’s Holiday Gifting Hub

Our Favorite Gift Ideas from Amazon’s Holiday Gifting Hub

Amazon has launched their Holiday Gifting Hub and if you’ve got some hard-to-shop-for people on your Christmas list this year, we recommend taking a peek. They’ve got holiday gift guides for fashion lovers, tech geeks, kids, and more. Sort gift ideas by men, women, teens, or even by budget. They’ve got gifts under $10 up to $100.

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Is A Holiday Layaway Plan a Good or Bad Idea?

Is A Holiday Layaway Plan a Good or Bad Idea?

As deal experts with consumers’ best interest in mind, we can’t fully recommend layaway as an ideal option for your holiday shopping. That being said, we do realize that for some families, whether due to budget constraints or job uncertainty, layaway is the only option to fund holiday gifts this year. In this post, we’ll detail the pros and cons of layaway programs and let you know which retailers offer the best layaway options.

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Black Friday 2020: Updates from Walmart & Target

Black Friday 2020: Updates from Walmart & Target

Just as we predicted, Black Friday is shaping up to be a much different shopping experience this year. Home Depot announced last week that their holiday deals would last from November through December. Target and Walmart have recently released some updates on their Black Friday plans this year and it’s looking like most retailers will be opting for longer sales instead of a one-day sale the day after Thanksgiving.

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How to Shop Amazon Prime Day Like a Pro

How to Shop Amazon Prime Day Like a Pro

UPDATE: October 13, 2020

Here are all of the deals you can expect to see during the Amazon Prime Day sale.

Shop our favorite deals on our Amazon Prime Day page

Amazon has announced that Prime Day will fall on October 13-14 this year, rather than the usual mid-July timeframe. Due to Covid, many retailers have had to completely rearrange their sales plans and Amazon is no exception. We’ve covered Prime Day deals for the past five years and we can help you shop the sale with confidence knowing you’re getting a real deal and not just an artificially lowered price. Read on to see what we know about the sale so far and our tips for shopping this sale like a true deal expert.

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Our Black Friday Promise

Our Black Friday Promise

Black Friday will be here before we know it, and we’ve already started sharing our predictions for what we think this holiday season may look like. We’re going to work harder than ever to be your go-to Black Friday resource and home for holiday shopping.

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